Posts Tagged ‘japan’

Jacob Cohen Boutique by Area-17, Tokyo – Japan

June 9th, 2017

The exterior design of Ginza Six draws inspiration from traditional Japanese noren curtains, while the interiors are meant to offer a rich cultural experience through a mix of Japanese contemporary art and scenes of nature. Cohën’s boutique, designed by Area-17, provides a minimalistic environment of classical elegance, where furniture and refined details enhance the display of the iconic luxury denim.

Kaleidoscopic Ivy installation by Nendo, Tokyo – Japan

June 7th, 2017

For the exhibition, the school’s headteacher Akane Teshigahara commissioned Nendo to create a site-specific installation that would span the first floor of Tokyo’s Sogetsu Plaza, where the school is based. This space was designed as a stone garden by landscape architect and artist Isamu Noguchi, and is dominated by grey-toned rock that has been carved into different surfaces.

TBWA – HAKUHODO office by Canuch, Tokyo – Japan

June 4th, 2017

Working with a color scheme in line with the client’s brand colors and a latent arrangement of elements in their logo, the office layout presents a flat lineup of sharp, light, aluminum desks, arranged so as to stimulate collaboration between planners and designers.

Grand Hyatt Tokyo hotel by NAO Taniyama & Associates, Tokyo – Japan

June 1st, 2017

Hyatt brand has always strived for innovation reflecting the essence of each generation from an acute angle. A simple brief for this project was given by Hyatt – “Banquet with a Residential Feel”.

HDI Tokyo Office by van der Architects, Tokyo – Japan

June 1st, 2017

We wanted to create a work environment in which there would be specific spaces that during the course of a work day would support the specific, changing tasks of the employees. Thus during the second phase of our WorkVitamins methodology, called ANALYSIS, we started to be able to understand the various, very specific, working-space needs.

PANPURI Grains of Purity kinetic installation by we+, Tokyo – Japan

June 1st, 2017

Using white powder as a symbol of purity and nature, keywords of the PANPURI brand, computer controlled lines of powder fall with delicate and subtle movement.

Sazenka restaurant by Design Studio Crow, Tokyo – Japan

May 25th, 2017

Guests are welcomed by a display of the Chinese tea tools that provided the inspiration for the name of the restaurant, and soft light that guides them into the dining area. High-quality materials like stucco, warm walnut, and mortar walls were chosen for the interior, all meant to be minimalist and chosen for their high quality.

Maison Decorté by Marcel Wanders at Ginza Six, Tokyo – Japan

May 19th, 2017

Marcel Wanders signature bells welcome the visitors into the store where the walls are covered in a three-dimensional representation of skin cells punctuated with pulsating flowers that express the rejuvenation of the skin.

IPPUUKISHI Nakano broadway store by Voiger, Tokyo – Japan

May 11th, 2017

IPPUUKISHI Nakano broadway store by Voiger, Tokyo – Japan

FUTABA store by Space co, Kobe – Japan

May 10th, 2017

Rather than explicitly expressing the forest, I gave my attention to creating a space that expresses with the air feeling, light, texture and color of the place, and thinks that it is intuitive and comfortable.

MM6 store, Tokyo – Japan

May 10th, 2017

The MM6 boutique is situated across the atrium vault in a smaller unit, and is marked by a glass façade with a backdrop of silver brush strokes.

Soph. store by The Archetype, Tokyo – Japan

May 9th, 2017

Occupying a corner unit of approx. 51 sqm., the boutique has an open-plan layout, but can be closed off with a metal sliding door.

IPPUUKISHI Shinsaibashi store by VOIGER, Osaka – Japan

May 8th, 2017

At the front, colored-glass wall with corporate color green make the facade glamorous and “WOW”. Simply designed floors bring out products, together with utilized existing chandelier give the space elegance image.

Alexander Wang store, Tokyo – Japan

May 7th, 2017

Alexander Wang has picked the venue to open its second standalone boutique in the Japanese capital, featuring an understated design, captured by whitewashed walls, shelving and displays clad in natural stone, and shiny chrome clothes racks.

Maison Margiela store, Tokyo – Japan

May 6th, 2017

The outer section contains clean and rigid components, such as mortar flooring and silver hanger racks whereas the inner space is clad in tromp l’oeil carpeting printed with a motif of randomly stacked persian rugs.

Manolo Blahnik store at Ginza 6 by Nick Leith-Smith, Tokyo – Japan

May 4th, 2017

The focal element is a timber installation, inspired by the infamous Japanese timber contruction and joinery but realized here in crisscrossed folded wooden slats.

Rag & bone store, Tokyo – Japan

May 3rd, 2017

The interior design extrapolates the brand’s core values, and pairs modern design elements, such as concrete flooring and brass shelving, with carefully sourced vintage furnishings that add a homey feel.

Dior + Dior Homme flagship store by Peter Marino, Tokyo – Japan

April 29th, 2017

Upon entereing the premises, shoppers find themselves in a lofty, seven-metre atrium in which Dior’s women’s bags, small leather goods, jewellery pieces and watches are presented in a setting that’s dominated by various shades of white.

Saint Laurent flagship store, Tokyo – Japan

April 26th, 2017

Occupying three expansive floors, the interior features the design codes that were laid down by Hedi Slimane, Saint Laurent’s previous creative director, and incorporates luxurious materials such as marble, nickel, clear glass, and leather.

Fendi Flagship store, Tokyo – Japan

April 25th, 2017

The most striking piece arguably is a colourful fur tree by renowned Japanese floral artist Makoto Azuma that’s suspended like a chandelier from the ceiling near the entrance, and which is a renewed collab since the much-publicized launch of the Fendi Pop-up store also in the Ginza neighbourhood one-and-a-half years ago.